Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
George A. Cherry

George A. Cherry

Male 1863 - 1944  (80 years)

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  • Name George A. Cherry 
    Born 4 May 1863  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Miller 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-89120 
    Died 1944  [2
    Buried Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I89120  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Samuel Joseph Cherry,   b. 4 Feb 1843, Diamond, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1917, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Barbara Willerich,   b. 24 Jan 1845, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1908, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1862  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F23073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Herman,   b. 6 Oct 1864, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1943  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ida Cherry,   b. Aug 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F23072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1863 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - 1901 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Cherry and wife Minnie Herman
    George Cherry and wife Minnie Herman
    original at the Doon Heritage Crossroads 2009

  • Notes 
    • George A. Cherry, well known Preston resident for many years died early Sunday morning (November 5, 1944) following an illness of several years. In his 82nd year, the later Mr. Cherry was born in Preston and lived here for the greater part of his life.

      A miller by trade, the deceased was head miller at S.J. Cherry flour mill for many years and was also head miller at various periods at Walkerton, Arkell and Glenmorris. He lived retired for the past 25 years.

      The late Mr. Cherry was a member of St. Peter's Lutheran church, His wife predeceased him in January of this year.

      Surviving is a daughter (Ida) Mrs. Raymond Bonive, a sister Mrs Charles Nispel, and a brother William, all of Preston.

      The late Mr. Cherry is resting at his residence 126 King Street from where the funeral will be held on November 8, 1944 at 3 o'clock. Internment will be held in the Preston Cemetery


      Galt Reporter Newspaper Nov. 1944

  • Sources 
    1. [S204] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1901, Preston (Village) F-2 Page 4.

    2. [S793] News - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Galt Reporter (1846-1973), "Obituary of George A. Cherry," 6 Nov 1944.

    3. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 7.

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Samuel Cheney Age:20 Birth Date:abt 1842 Birth Place:Quebec Marriage Date:31 Dec 1862 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:P Mother:Cath Green Spouse:Barbara Wilbrick Spouse Birth Place:Buffalo NY Spouse Residence:Preston Spouse Father:Peter Spouse Mother:Catherine Residence:Preston